Everything You Should Know About Diet Culture

Everything You Should Know About Diet Culture

Diet culture is the self-deprecating, harmful assumption that appearance and body shape are more necessary than psychological, physical, and general well-being. It is the idea that controlling your body, especially your diet, is normal by restricting what and how much you eat. Diet culture frequently stresses ‘good’ vs ‘bad’ foods, encourage calorie counting, and normalises…

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Alternative Treatments and Therapies for Diabetes

Alternative Treatments and Therapies for Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in the endocrine system. It is becoming a severe threat to worldwide health. According to a report by the National Diabetes Statistics, 7.3 million people have diabetes (11.3% of the U.S. population), and 8.5 million people are undiagnosed. A report by the Indian Diabetes Federation also showcases surprising numbers, estimating…

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The Connection between Glaucoma and Diabetes

The Connection between Glaucoma and Diabetes

Glaucoma is a multifactorial condition characterised by an increase in intraocular pressure. It is also a leading cause of permanent blindness, which significantly affects the quality of life. One of the most prominent risk factors is Diabetes mellitus, a disease which is rising at an alarming rate. Meta-analyses have revealed a 1.4 fold increase in…

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Five Best and Worst Foods for Metabolic Health

Five Best and Worst Foods for Metabolic Health

Let’s start with the basics of ‘What is Metabolism’. Metabolism is the set of cellular mechanisms that generate energy from our food and environment in order to fuel cells in our body. When everything works well, we have optimal metabolic health. What does optimal metabolic health look like? Metabolic health is determined by optimal levels of…

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